The Comptrollers’ Circle core team with Lopez Holdings Corp. president Salvador G. Tirona and SGV partners: Lanie Caimol (Lopez Holdings Corp.), Jingle Hernandez (Lopez Inc.), Noel Rabaja (SGV), Josephine Adrienne Abarca (SGV), Ma. Vivian Cruz-Ruiz (SGV), Gemma Roque (First Philippine Holdings Corp.) and Jei-Jei Gertes (Third Gen Holdings Corp.)For 16 years now, the Lopez Group Comptrollers’ Circle (LGCC) has held an annual seminar on Philippine financial reporting standards, taxation and various regulatory updates.
This year’s event was held on October 22, 2015 at the ELJ Communications Center (ELJCC) courtesy of Aldrin Cerrado, chief financial officer of ABS-CBN. In attendance were LGCC’s more than 170 members.
The technical updates presented issues and concerns in accounting, and the most recent regulations in tax and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) concerning financial reporting and various year-end audit matters.
The welcome remarks were given by Salvador G. Tirona, president, chief operating officer and chief finance officer of Lopez Holdings Corporation. The seminar was hosted by JeiJei Gertes of Third Generation Holdings Corporation.
The whole-day session was conducted by SGV & Co. Speakers were SGV & Co. partners Vivian Cruz-Ruiz, Josephine Adrienne Abarca, Noel Rabaja, Benjamin Villacorte, Christine Vallejo, Atty. Reynante Marcelo and Editha Estacio. During the break, through the courtesy of ABS-CBN, the group joined the hosts of noontime program “It’s Showtime” in the “Singing Mo ‘To” segment.
Meanwhile, the LGCC will hold its annual general assembly at the ELJCC on December 11, 2015. In this conference, the Lopez Group accountants will be updated on current developments outside accounting and financial reporting with the view of assisting them in their personal development. This event will coincide with the LGCC Christmas party which aims to foster fellowship and camaraderie among the members. (Story/Photos by: Jei-Jei Gertes)
Lopez Group Comptrollers’ Circle members during the seminar